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post #81 of 188
Hey guys, I started Boincing for Rosetta@home in 2006 with my sweet ibook g4. Took forever to get any credits with its 1.4ghz powerpc processor.

Now I finally have a rig that can do some crunching so I'm running WCG on my 2500k and Collatz/Prime grid on my HD 6870.
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Cool! I had the same experience starting with WCG and DIstributed.Net way back when... I did more on the new systems in a couple weeks than I did in years before...

LOL!

Welcome Aboard!

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post #83 of 188
I'm not really new to BOINC and I've been on the team for a couple of months (before that I was crunching for a team local to my city), but I'll give it a go anyways.

Why I joined BOINC: One day, a little over a year ago, I was bored, and decided to look up this cool-sounding project my dad had explained to me: SETI@home. Their website linked back to the BOINC site, and after taking a look through the list of projects, I thought WCG was a great cause to donate my spare cycles to.

My current projects: GPUGrid, Docking@home, Rosetta@home, World Community Grid, Renderfarm.fi, BURP. I run SETI@home and GPUGrid during BGB due to high credits recieved. I'm currently running WUProp@home as well, to see if that'll give me more credits than SETI@home.

My current hardware: My sig rig, primarily. My brother's E6850 also chugs away while he's at school (the joys of younger siblings thumb.gif). When I finish tweaking my sig rig to my satisfaction, I'll get (back) to work setting up a dedicated rig with an Athlon 64 X2 4800+ in it (also in my sig). I've convinced one set of grandparents to run Grid Republic, but I don't collect their credits.
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Glad to have you!

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Originally Posted by b3machi7ke View Post

you mean to say "Mi esposa", not Mia sposa...

This^ I'm trying to learn spanish. It's seems like a long road, and is still much easier for me to speak than to spell.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jayce1971 View Post

This^ I'm trying to learn spanish. It's seems like a long road, and is still much easier for me to speak than to spell.

Es Oh See, K Ess! (SOCKS) fast learning thing from TV commercial...

LOL!

hoo kar bout spellerin... speaka da spanisha and understandia is better!!! LOL! Spellerin iz okydoky fur brainiacs... normiled folkes dunt kare mucho...

LOL!

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In fact, the english language is so screwed up.. it's impossible to learn compared to others... for instance...

are + C = Care Makes no sense should = Car and drop the E from are

air + C = Cair and that should/could be sub for Care.

Miles + S = Smiles and that makes sense... etc. etc...
Edited by Tex1954 - 11/16/11 at 10:14pm
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post #87 of 188
Hey I just downloaded and installed boinc so i can run einstein@home. I set it up to use the gpu, but it seems to be taking a long time to start. I'm looking at a transfer list and its quite long. Am I doing something wrong or does it normally take this long to start??
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In the transfer list, does it show things downloading, or are they stuck at Retrying? If they're retrying, select them and hit Retry Now. May need to babysit the downloads as I have to do that with SETI often.
 
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post #89 of 188
Theyre downloading, but agonizingly slow. Like less that a k/sec.... I set this up to just use the gpu as far as i can tell, and the tasks list verifies this. I dont want to lose much in the way od ppd as far as my fah clients are concerned.
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post #90 of 188
Greetings from the U.K. !

Have been active on & off since August 2010, BOINC allowed me to justify spending all that money on hardware biggrin.gif

Have always been interested in astronomy, electronics and engineering, ( not so much in biology ! ) so started Einstein and added Orbit, Milkyway, LHC and Collatz to Primegrid ! I also helped over @ Aqua as that project caught my imagination.

So after a rest for a few months I'm back with two PC's only for now.

Look forward to adding to the team's efforts !

dunx


P.S. Einstein and Albert are suffering with hardware issues this weekend...

http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/server_status.html
Edited by 2002dunx - 11/19/11 at 11:48am
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